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Barre Eveniirur Enterprise
Associated Press Dispatches. j&glo copy, 1 Cdlt 25 cents $3.00 ie month, jio year, L. 1. NO. 9. JiAKHE, VT., WEDNESDAY, API1IL 20, 1808. PIUCE ONE CENT. TERMS: RIIIF STflRF I L kVS la. W I U I lb. , 'War is The Talk of Our , if Nation. O't display cif Shoes in our window ith prices attached to them is the tlk of the towu. If you value ur money buy now before leather jlll advance. ;'C GEL & BRADY, Prop'rs. t-TOT SQUAKE.' BAllRE, VT. ATTENTION! Quarry Boys,' ;f Pure Leaf, L L Ponies, Royal Savage, ARE The Cigarsto Smoke , For Sale Everywhere. P 11 1 'I i i C IT ' f L. Lewin, M'gr. 130 No. flain 5t. Barre, Vt. MEAD'S 'opular Restaurant Can bo found at ,1 1 No. Main Street. Meals Served at All Hours. 5 We also carry a full line of fRUIT, CONFECTIONARY, fOBACCO and CIGARS. Drop in and see our Lunch Counter. DRESS MAKING. To save the Ladies' any Trouble, We will Furnish Trimmings, Linings, and also Bonnets and Hats to match the Suits. Before having any Dresses made please call on 28 Elm Street, Next door to the Enterprise office and get their prices. Base Ball GOODS. We have had ten years experience in handling Base Ball Goods and know what pleases the player. We guaranteed all our Goods, and when it comes to prices . We Will Not be Undersold if we have to give them away. H. L. AYERILL, 28 No. Main St. Tel. 31-3 To Rent. On reasonable terms a good stone shed with traveling and hootn derricks. Also some verv desirable tenements : Inquire of W, A. BOYCE. TO KKXT A five room tenement on Feurl St. It will he vacated Jltiy 1st. J1HS. ELLA LAMB. For Sale. Foil SALE One House and Lot on llawes Street, and six large Huilding Lots on l'errin Hill, ami one large Corner Huildmg Lot at tint corner of Second and Main Sts. In miire at T. (i. WhitcuilPs, 517 No. Mam St. Wanted. WAXTEK lv an experienced girl u po sition to do Ocneral llonse-work. In quire at Dowers & Cbessor's market. i;um:us irxcii boom. A. II. lluzcll, the new proprietor of tlic Bed Star Lunch Boom, puts out to his customers a chicken pie every Sun day ; l.eef stew, Monday; chicken stew, Tuesday and Wednesday: fish chowder, TIuiimImv; lish balls, Friday : hamburg steak Saturday. Oyster stews, clam chowders, baked beans, coffee and other refreshments served at all hours. We have the well known 1. M. Fcrrv & Co.'s Fancy mixed Sweet 1'eas'ri bulk. Also "Muuehe Ferry and "Emily Henderson". L. M. Averill. The Weather. Boston-, April 20. Clearing to-night, fair to-morrow, West winds. Aldermen and City Council Met Last Night. The adjourned meeting of the Hoard of Aldermen was hold in the police room last night, The report of the meeting held April 4th and of tiio adjourned meeting April oth, 9th and 12th were read by thu(cily clerk. A petition was sent in from A. B. Averill, U, X. Benedict and II. Z. Mills to lay out a highway to commence at the corner of C. N. Benedict's lot north to Hall and Elm Streets. It means a continuation of Hail Street. It was re ferred to the street commissioners. A permit was granted to (i. Thomas for connecting his new house on Cottage Street with the sewer. A permit was granted Vestolla E. Drown to connect her two houses on Plain Street with the main sewer. L. II. Thurston was granted a permit to connect his house on Seminar)- Street with the sewer. Connections to run through fleasant Street. A petition was sent in from the prop erty holders on Church Street to have a anew concrete sidewalk built on the cast side of the street. With the peti tion was a subscription of $11 towards defraying the expenses. A report of the street commissioners containing an estimate of the cost of building from the city engineer was read. Mr. Cur rier's estimate was gU22, and was ac cepted. Amotion was made that :! 2." be appropriated for laying the same from Washington to Averill Street, and that the sum subscribed by F. C. Fisher and others bo accepted. Motion was car ried and resolutions drawn up which were passed to a second reading. C. VV. Scarff of the Vermont Tele phone and Telegraph Company, pre sented a notification for the approval of of the Board for the erection of tele phone poles on Prospect, Brooklyn, Rich ardson, South Main, Spaulding, Semi nary, and Vashington Streets and Depot Siiuare, the wires to be not less than 2U feet from the ground, and the company to reserve all rights to the city for the use of the poles for municipal purposes, the poles to be substantially in the same location comparatively as the old ones, and to be made the same as others, of suitable material. Referred to the street commissioners to report at a meeting to-night. A permit was granted I. O. Wood for the erection of a two-story piaz?a at the Phccnix House on South Main Street. The street commissioners submitted the proposal from City Engineer Cur rier, giving him 4o cents an hour tor ac tual service and the rent of the office and half the telephone rent, which was ac cepted and adopted and the contract signed. The following city warrants were presented and voted to be accepted uid ordered paal. Xo. :W'J to dl2 in clusive $260 to O. D. Shurllcff for the support of the poor, i?t'iii.0U to Jones Brothers for errors in tlie tax lull ; $U2U to Warren Richardson; 8750 to C. A. Gale for water right. The inspector of buildings submitted a report on the petition of F. 1). Beck- ley for permit to lunula House on a pro posed street, called Hooker Avenue, which was granted. It was voted to transfer ,2000 from the general account to the school ac count. A meeting of the City Council was now held. A bill was presented by Chief Engin eer A. 1. 1 lie 1 ps iromiiic i uueu .-nates Fire Police Telegraph Co. of .40..r)S for material and labor on the lire alarm sys tem in January. It was voted to pay ihe bill and to instruct the clerk to no tify the firm that if they should be sent for to repair the old system they would be held to the original contract. Mr. Xashof the Montpclicf and Barre Traction and Power Co. suggested a few changes in the grade of the roadbed between Berlin line and Sixth Street. The matter was left in the hands of the City Engineer to report Wednesday night. A permit was asked by the Barre Water Co. for the laying of water ines on Washington, North Main and (cranite streets, the purpose being to give, a higher pressure to the hydrants, and to the mills, It was refeii'ed to the Mayor to have the matter put more in detail. The sealed bids for the cleaning away the bricks from the old Opera House wore opened. There were three bids: One from (ieorge O. Earle and V. C. Jones; one from" Ward & Douglass, and one from W. II. Bidell. The matter was referred to the property committee. A resolution was read calling for the renting ot the pasture on the city farm, which was rented last year to 1". L. Hay den, to any person for $;5. Granite Chapter Elect Officers. Granite Chapter Xo. 2f, R. A. M.. met last night for their annual meeting and elected officers for the ensuing year as follows ; Iliirh Priest, W. T. ('abler; King, J. W. Jackson; Scribe, F. J. Martin; Treasucr, Frank McWhorter ; Secretary, Thomas II. Cave ; C. of II. J. S. Wilson : P. S., J. P. Emslie; It. A. 0., (S. W. M. Aiken ; M. 3rd V.. Dean 1. Towne ; M. 2nd V.. William Marr; M. 1st V..F. L. Small. A banii!et was held in the Ma sonic hall after the election. Wo have the most popular general crop Potato, "Green Mountain" vari ety, crown in Michigan, pure peed at 81.10 per Itifliel. L. M.Avcrill. THE LAST STRAW Grasped at and Lost In the President's Efforts To Maintain Peace. Spain Must Say "Peace" Or "War" Saturday. President Signs. Washington, Apr. 20' The Pres ident signed the resolutions ami the ultimatum at 11:21 this morning. Spain will at once be notified and only a few short hours will tell the story, either of peace or war. Preparations Increase. Key West, Apr. 20. All night the precautions of the fleet have been re doubled. Extra patrols are out. Havana, Apr. 20. Everything is quiet here, hut war preparation con tinue. Gagnon Dead. Brums, N. H., Apr. 20. -Teles-phore Gagnan the proprietor of the Androscoggin House, who was shot last Thursday by a drunken Canadian named John Picot died this morning. Picot will be charged with murder. He shot Gagnon alter the latter had refused him liquor. Bernabe Leaving, Washington Apr. 20. The Spanish minister Bernabe has asked for his pass ports and he will probably leave for homo to.dav. Fire in New Haven. Xr.w Haven, Conn., Apr. 20. The Henry Flanglish Block occupied by clothiers and situated in Ihe heart of the city was burned this .morning. The loss is estimated at $100,000. Hernandez Resigned. Mapi;ii, Apr. 20. It is quiet and or derly here. The police guard Wood ford's residence. Woodford is prepar ing to leave today. Hernandez, the vice consul, has le-dgned. Don C&rlos on the Watch. OsTKSi), France, Apr. 20. Don Car los, the Spanish pretender, with his suite, has arrived hern and will rem lin some time. Victory or Death. MAiitiio, Apr. 20. The newspapers this morning have a warlike tone, and great headline; saying, "War is Immi nent. " The crew of the Spanish squad ron are now at (lad in newly equipped and ready to start as soon as they re ceive orders. They prefer to go to bat tle rather than remain at home. The commodore and all the men have knelt before the shrine and taken a solemn vow that they will never return to Spain unless they return victorious. Mexico Neutral. Mi.xico Citv, Apr. 20. Mexico will remain perfectly neutral in case hostil- ! e 'egun Ultimatum Public Tomorrow WASiiiN(iT.)N-, Apr. 20 At 1 1 :20 the Spanish Minister ISsruabe received a copy of the ultimatum to Spain. He handed some message hack as a reply and immediately asked for his passports. At 11 :iiO it was announced at the White House (hat the ultimatum had been signed and sent, but'that it would not be made public until tomorrow. The rea son of which is that diplomatic prece dent, would require a government not to make public an ultimatum to a foreign power until after it is received by that po wer. Passenger Steamers to be. Considered Neutral. Havana, Apr. 20. (Je Blanco will consider all regular passenger steamers as neutral so they will be (Unmolested in ease of war. l " . Spaniards Contl&ptuou s . . Havana, Apr.20. The Constitutional says this morning "So far Spain has treated the I'uited States with contempt, and now she will kick her and use the whip. Intervention means war for Spain, but it is easier to vote than to execute.'' Decided Saturday. Washington, Apr. 20. The uliima Sum announces that if a satisfactory re sponse is not received from S,ain by Saturday noon the President will pro ceed at once to carry out the act in pro gress. The Spanish affairs have been entrusted to the French Ambassador and the Austrian minister. Spain Will Not Surrender Cuba. MAPi.iin, Apr. ot). The story I fiat Spain offers Cuba to the Pope for its suorend er to the I'uited Stales is denied. Palo Bernabe' s Reply. Washington, Apr. 20. Pale's reply is as follows: "Mr. Secretary: The resolutions adopted by Congress and approved of today by tin; President, are of such a nature that my permanence in Washington becomes impossible, and it obliges me to request the delivery of my passports. The protection of the Spanish interests will be enlrtisled to the French Ambassador and to the Aus trian and Hungarian ministers. This occasion is very painful to me. I have the honor lo review to you the assur ance of my highest eonsidera'ions. (signed) l'AI.O PE BliUXAllK. To Sec. Sherman, Secretary cf the United Slues." Saturday t Midnight. Washington, Apr. 20. II has been decided to give Spain until midnight Saturday instead of only until noon. Sec Day has directed Palo's p:isports to lie prepared and sent to him inline li ately. No instructions have been seul lo Woodford yel, as .'ale's reply is not regard cil is an answi r to the ultimatum. It is expected that important orders will be sent to the army and navy today to ask them to be prepared for Immediate action. SECOND EDITION 430 P. M. Spanish Cortes In Session. Queen's Speech in Madrid. Maikii, Apr. 20. The opening of the Cortes today was a magnificent sight. All the wealth and beauty of Madrid was present. The (itieen read a speech. She referred to the Pope's words of peace and expressed her grat itude to hini.and also the Groat Powers. She announced that she had summoned the Cortes to defend the Spanish rights, and appealed to the Spanish people to gather behind her son's throne. The young King sat at the right of the throne. Cuba and America Co-operate Washington, Apr. 20. Pal ma and one (ionics; brigandiers, have been in consultation with den. .Miles today ar ranging for co-operation against Spain. Spanish Archives Move. Washington. Apr. 20. The arch ives of the Spanish legation were moved to ihe Austrian legation at three o'clock $25,000 for New Hampshire Guards. CnN('ol!i, X . II.. Apr. 20. The Gov ernor's Council today authorized him to expend l?2.", 000 in equipping the Na tional Guard for active service. Call For Volunteers. Washington, Apr. 20. Minister Palo Remade and staff leave Washing ton at 7 o'clock to-night. Chairman Hull of the House Military Affairs com mittee asked for th'- unaniniou-i consent lo the consideration of the bill authoriz ing the President to call for volunteers. Their unanimous consent was immedi ately given and it will pass the House today At 12:0:1 the House received notification that the President had signed the resolution. There was tremendous applause. Washington, Apr. 20. The navy department today ordered Commander Kliner to lake charge of the Mosqirto Fleet. Bernabe's passports have been sent to him. Woodford will not lie rc- ea'lcd until Spain's reply is received. On the Corner. Tiiclights went out last night, and the darkness On Ihe Comer prevented a verv large attendance of Ihe regular lists of debaters, but a few of the old stand lives where there and were ready to discuss all kinds of topics fr-iin the coming war wi li .spam down to tno pros- cls of a base ball team in this city the coming summer. lit" Inspector listen ed to the liquor trial before Cily .fudge Harnev so long that lie missed much of the "War talk." 1 he Monlpelier Span iard and the son of the Green Isle were reported to be iji this city looking for a place to tight their duel, mid "On The Corner'' deleters were waiting for the "Town Crier'' to give the word whero it could be fought, but the Salvation Arin protested and it was not allowed. City 'Kngineer Currier came in for much praise while the Inspector was present because of the able manner in which he is performing the duties of his ollice, and l'-oking after the sly builders of the electric' railroad. "Charles'' said a life loin; citizen of Barre'" knows his busi ness and reckons there ain't no Huston ducks going to fool him either." The Inspector being a new comer lo Barre of course was obliged to indorse the statement of the aged cit'zen, and added that, while it is not ihe de-ire of anyone to see tic Electric company made to do more than their contra rt demands yet it Is to be hoped Engineer Currier will keep his record good and bring them to time m every particular. Watch them Charles and win new laurels says those 'On the Corner.', Yon have oven chance to score a big hit, and you will do it or we "On the Corner" lose our guess. Local Insurance Agents are trying to harvest a few golden dollars by offering to premise die payment of all policies held by those who are killed in war pro viding the policies are taken before the actual declaration of war. These insur ance agents mighl make first c1ms Gov erment Scouts, judging by the way tho?e "On The Corner" go prospecting ilnd capture the men already for i, rival agent. The arguments heart I "On The Corner" by these agents would till many pages, and rate books would be of no value unless these debates were also in tide the covers. Tun lNsi'm.'Tou. The Tourist Hawk-Eye For Roll, Film or Glass Plate. These we have in two sizes. 3 1-2x3 1-2 and 4-5 pictures. The IIuwk-Eycs are without doubt, the best hand made Cameras on the market that is furnished at a moderat price. We gaiirantee every ono to give entire satisfaction. SECOND HAND CAMERAS. We have in stock a few Cameras which have been used a very little, v no wear or hard uses, an 1 are really just as good as new, which we at YOUR OWN PRICE. Call and see them. show sell at Pharmacists. 20.7 X. Main Street. Eclipse FASTER BRAKE Is the Greatest Improvement in 98 WHEELS. ECLIPSE BICYCLES Stand the Test. 6. J. REYNOLDS & SON, HARDWARE, BARRE, WE ARE TAKING Daily, for Suits, Overcoats and Trousers. Not a misfit this season and we do not exnect one. as t 1 7 fjr'rat care is taken in measureing, and the goods are right. Suits from $1 1,00 to $30.00. Trousers from $3.00 to $9.00. es. Austin '3 Gents Furnishings, Books and Stationery. 20 X. MA1X STREET. BARRE, VT. We cm sell You a VICTOR BICYCLE '98 Mo- el for $10.00. ho's Got Wheels? F. W. Nichols lias a line of Bimrloc ,he m08t cnm" y CJj plete of any in the cily, at.d he will sell them at any price you want. Prices ranging from 820 to 8125. A large number of second hand wheels almonst given away, in the Basement of the Nichols Block. Come and see me. SIBLEY'S Meat Market NO. BARRE. Full line of Meats, Veg" eiaMes and Canned Goods. Specialty of Pork Products. Notice. Ml these holding checks ft r litres lire rei jttestetl to Ht fo.' ihesan e at once. liKHTIIi: W AN'S ISTITMO, So. Mtin Si. llarre, V . THE HAWK-EYE JR., FOR Roll Rim ro Glass Plates. Takes a Picture 3 1-2x3 i-a. and will CK & CO. Opposite Depots. Automatic and VERMONT. MEASUREMENTS, barber shop AND POOL ROOM In Coxnsction 487 N. Main Street, Girden Halves, Proprietor. The Commercial House IS KEPT BY Chas. Johnson AT 323 XOKTU MAIN" STKEET, A nil he is prepared to meet the wants fif the public in an up to date manner. MILLINERY AT HALL & HAYFORD'S. We D.'al in till hoits of Mil linery and always carry a Full Line of Goods At Reasonable Prices. 7i Xo. Main St.